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David Janowski vs Carl Schlechter
Schlechter - Janowski (1902), Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary) AUH, rd 3, Jun-08
French Defense: Steinitz Variation (C11)  ·  0-1

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May-28-04
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  vonKrolock: third game of the 'match' - stand before: S. +2, J.zero; 7...f6 is a bad opening mistake, rare in Schlechter's practice. in 45th move Janowski had at his disposal 45.Ra6 ba 46.Qd8 Ka7 47.Rf7 Bb7 48.Rb7! (Marco), or Chigorin's 45.Kc5 followed by Qd8 and Ra6... but whith two very weak moves 46.Na6?? and 47.Rab1?? he first let victory and then draw fly away - Carl Schlechter as the great 'artist of escape' in this art-nouveau fighting episode...
Nov-10-08
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  tamar: <vonKrolock> Nice summary. Janowski played powerfully up to about move 44 (44 Nc7+! lights up Rybka) but then either mis-times his moves or loses the thread.

Did Marco and Chigorin annotate any other games of this match?

Nov-11-08
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  vonKrolock: <tamar> The annotations are quoted in "David Janowsky" by Voronkov and Plisetsky (a russian book from the 1980s)-they certainly researched in contemporary magazines and newspapers, but of course from the point of vue of their biographed only a fighting game with a missed win - when the score was just a minus two - would, in some way, redeem the image of that match for the registers in J.s bio. Actually Schlechter dominated in fine style that encounter, one month before of Janowsky's probably greatest tournament win, in Hannover 1902
Nov-12-08
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  tamar: <vonKrolock> Interesting bit about Hanover 1902 being Janowski's greatest victory so soon after the match here.

I surmise such games as this contributed to Janowski continuing to play in his usual triumphant style despite being down 0-3.

With Zukertort he is probably the precursor of Topalov, naturally resilient players capable of running the table even after a series of losses.

Nov-12-08
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  Pawn and Two: <tamar & vonKrolock> Regarding the Hanover 1902 tournament, The British Chess Magazine of September 1902 made the following comment: "Herr Schlechter, we hear, gave a curious reason for his absence, namely that he had not recovered from his recent victory of Janowski, at Carlsbad, by a somewhat large majority!"

The 1st round of the Hanover tournament was on July 21st, while the Janowski - Schlechter match was from June 2nd to June 25th.

Jul-27-20
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  Straclonoor: <Janowski played powerfully up to about move 44 > move 46

Analysis by Stockfish 060620 64 BMI2:

1. +- (27.94): 46.Qe7 Ba4 47.Rf7 Qb3 48.Nxd5 Qb5 49.Nc3 Qb2 50.Ra2 Rxh4+ 51.Qxh4 Qxc3 52.Rxa4 Ne3 53.Qf2 Nd5 54.Ra2 Qc1+ 55.Kh2 Ne3 56.d5 Kb8 57.Rf8+ Ka7 58.Re2 Qc3 59.Rf7 Ka8 60.Rxe3 Qd4 61.Rf8+ Ka7 62.e6 Qd2 63.Qxd2 h4

2. +- (9.21): 46.Rfa2 Nb6 47.Nxa6 bxa6 48.Rxa6+ Qxa6 49.Rxa6+ Kxa6 50.Qxc6 Rxd4 51.e6 Rxh4+ 52.Kg1 Re4 53.Qd6 Kb5 54.e7 Re1+ 55.Kh2 Re4 56.Qd8 Kc5 57.e8Q Rxe8 58.Qxe8 Nc4 59.Qxh5 Nd6 60.Qe5 Nb5 61.Kg1 Nd6 62.Qc3+ Nc4 63.Kh2 Kb5 64.Qf6 Kc5 65.Qd8 Kd4 66.Qe7 Ne5 67.Kg1 Ke4 68.Qh4+ Kf5 69.Qh7+ Kf6 70.Qh6+ Kf5 71.Qe3 Ke6 72.Qh3+ Kf6 73.Qh8+ Ke6 74.Qc8+ Kd6 75.Qd8+ Ke6

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